Policy & Funding

Metro receives $10.5-million federal grant for 30 “near-zero” emission buses for South Bay, Gateway Cities

A new $10.5-million U.S. Department of Transportation grant will fund the purchase of 30 next-generation, near zero-emission compressed natural gas buses to run in the South Bay and Gateway Cities region, Metro announced today. The takeaways: •Combined with Metro’s $10.5-million match, a total of $21 million will be invested to replace [continue reading]

Second and final Telephone Town Hall on Measure M

https://soundcloud.com/metrolosangeles/lacmta-tth-1019-2016 https://soundcloud.com/metrolosangeles/lacmta-tth-1019-2016-esp This is the second of the two Telephone Town Halls held this month to provide information to the public about Measure M, Metro’s sales tax ballot measure. Measure proposes to raise the countywide sales tax by a half cent and to extend the Measure R half-cent sales tax [continue reading]